People downloading the Alipay app Alipay, one of China’s best-known digital payment apps owned by Ant Financial Services Group, the financial affiliate of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba, recently rolled out its social networking platform in an ambitious attempt to take on the country’s leading social app, WeChat. However, something went terribly wrong: the platform was … More Alipay’s new feature turned itself into a hookup app: How could Alipay have been this stupid?
The world is slipping into a dark hole as Trump’s victory signifies a new and unpredictable era of US politics and global order. The 70 year-old TV celebrity businessmen who has little experience running a country won overwhelmingly with a 279 electoral votes over his Democrat opponent Hillary Clinton with 228 votes. Global media reacted … More [SOCIETY] How has China responded to Trump’s victory?
“Migrant workers”, all “Nongmingong” (农民工) in Chinese, are people who migrated from rural areas to cities in China. The population of these migrant workers estimated at 277 million, make up half of China’s urban workforce and account for half of the country’s fast-growing GDP, yet remained marginalised and subject to a range of social problems, … More These photo stories of China’s migrant workers will touch your heart